Recent Radio/Television Coverage
Paul Streck, MD, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, JMC, discussed the link between chewing tobacco and oral cancer on KYW Radio (1060 AM), and explained that new warning labels are being placed on cigars in an effort to prevent adolescents from adopting the smoking habit on MSNBC.
Barbara Konkle, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Director of the Cardeza Foundation Hemophilia Center, JMC, was a guest on "The Women's File" and discussed the topic of bleeding disorders in women on WBEB-FM (B101).
Jeffrey Dayno, MD, Associate Professor of Neurology, JMC, explained that combining Tylenol and Cumadin for blood clots can cause excessive bleeding on WTXF-TV (Ch. 29).
John McShane, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, JMC, discussed the importance of treating concussions and explained the potential for long-term neurological deficits on WPVI-TV (Ch. 6).
Recent Print Coverage
David P. Friedman, MD, Assistant Professor of Radiology, JMC, discussed a new gamma knife procedure that relieves the movement disorders of Parkinson disease without surgery in Consumer's Digest (circulation 1,250,000).
Barbara Whedon, RD, TJUH, discussed the high amount of calories in fast foods in Men's Health Magazine (circulation 1,200,000).
Barry Goldstein, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Director of the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, Associate Professor of Pharmacology, JMC, discussed the importance of diabetes prevention in the Philadelphia Inquirer (circulation 904,267).
Eric Gibson, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, JMC, discussed the diagnosis of simultaneous SIDS death of twin girls in Pittsburgh in the New Era - Lancaster, Pa. (circulation 48,437), Beaver County Times - Beaver, Pa. (circulation 45,354), and the Mercury - Pottstown, Pa. (circulation 33,000).